Mineralpedia Details for Dundasite
Named after the type locality at the Adelaide mine in the Dundas mineral field of the Zeehan District of Tasmania, Australia. Dundasite is an uncommon mineral that forms in oxidized lead-bearing deposits. Additional localities for Dundasite include others in Australia, New Zealand, Wales, Ireland, England, Germany, Austria, Italy, Greece, France, Morocco, Namibia, and in the United States. Associated minerals include cerussite, plattnerite, azurite, malachite, pyromorphite, mimetite, beudantite, duftite, crocoite, gibbsite, allophone, and limonite.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/dundasite.pdf
Dundasite from Ruakaka 2 level, Tui mine, Te Aroha, New Zealand
Snow white crystal sprays to 1mm.
Dundasite from Adelaide mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia
Snow white balls of Dundasite to 1mm on gossan matrix.
Dundasite from Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
A gorgeous rarity of green Conichalcite (EDS) spongy matrix with balls of white and blue Dundasite (EDS) colored blue by a slight content of Copper. The balls are about 1.5mm. Please reference Gebhard pg. 284.